Pape Leo X

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Pape
Leo X
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Installed 9 Mairch 1513 (elected)
11 Mairch 1513 (proclaimed)
Term ended 1 December 1521
Predecessor Julius II
Successor Adrian VI
Orders
Consecration 17 Mairch 1513
by Raffaele Sansone Riario
Creatit Cardinal 26 Mairch 1492
Personal details
Birth name Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici[1]
Born 11 December 1475(1475-12-11)
Florence, Republic o Florence
Died 1 December 1521(1521-12-01) (agit 45)
Roum, Papal States
Ither papes named Leo

Pape Leo X (11 December 1475 – 1 December 1521), born Giovanni di Lorenzo de' Medici, wis the heid o the Catholic Kirk frae 9 Mairch 1513 tae his daith in 1521.[2] The seicont son o Lorenzo the Magnificent, ruler o the Florentine Republic, he wis elevatit tae the cardinalate in 1489; subsequently progressing tae the rank o cardinal-deacon.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Vaughn, p. 5
  2. "The List of Popes.". The Catholic Encyclopedia 12. New York: Robert Appleton Company. 1911. Retrieved 4 April 2013.